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APOLLO 11 50th anniversary Celebration evening

APOLLO 11 50th anniversary Celebration evening

Saturday 20th July 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing and with it comes a fantastic opportunity to celebrate arguably one of humankind’s greatest achievements.

Visit the Cygnus Observatory based at the Washington Wetlands Centre & join the Sunderland Astronomical Society for an event dedicated to the Apollo 11 50th anniversary.

See the moon in stunning detail through many telescopes and enjoy a tour of the night skies from this welcoming and friendly group of amateur astronomers.

Powerful telescopes will be available to view:
The Moon.
Plus many other astronomical wonders of the night sky.
And possibly other members of our Solar System family.

Date: Friday 12th July 2019.

Times: from 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm.

Price: Free Entry (Ticket Booking required)

To control numbers at this event this is a ticket event which can be booked through the Eventbrite webpage.( https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/apollo-50-an-evening-to-celebrate-50th-an... )

Tickets will be available to book from 7th May 2019.

Event size: 300, if it’s good weather this event will be a sell out, so book your ticket(s) early to reserve a place and avoid disappointed!

Join local astronomers from across the North East for a fun night of Apollo 11 & lunar related astronomical treats at Cygnus Observatory based at the Washington Wetlands Centre.

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Opening Times
20:00 - 22:30
Entry Fee
No
Booking Required
Yes

Washington Wetlands Centre
Brampton Lane
Washington
NE38 8LE
United Kingdom

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